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  • The 37th “Convention of States” Discovered!6

    • August 21, 2016

    Recently a professor teaching constitutional law at a prestigious university wrote in one of the nation’s top newspapers that we should oppose an Article V convention of states in part because the 1787 Constitutional Convention is “the only precedent we have.” As occurs too often among law professors, he obviously had not researched the subject

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  • Convention Rules from the “Assembly of State Legislatures:” Two Cheers Only0

    • August 17, 2016

    In June, the Assembly of State Legislatures (ASL), a planning group of state lawmakers, issued suggested rules for an Article V Convention for Proposing Amendments. The rules represent a commendable effort. But they also fall short in a number of ways, partly because the composition of the ASL differs from that of an actual convention

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  • How to end up with Pence or Kaine in the White House: Suspend the 12th Amendment0

    • August 15, 2016

    This semi-tongue-in-cheek article was first published at the American Spectator. Dissatisfaction with the presidential nominees of both major parties is at record levels, and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to make embarrassing missteps. By the time the Electoral College meets to choose the president on December 19, the dissatisfaction may be overwhelming. Both Republicans

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